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Sep 10, 2012 3:05am EDT
when he said, re-election of president obama means chronic high unemployment. and yet, there is all the evidence of the underpinnings of this economy being very strong. is that a credible case he's making? >> well, you had brought up the point about the underpinnings being strong. i think there is a general republican point of view that if mr. obama is re-elected, nothing will move forward in washington. a sort of cold, blanket, heavy on the economy will probably continue. no progress will be made. taxes on corporations won't be lowered, so we won't be more competitive. so i think that's what he was referring to. however, on the back there was a little news there in what governor romney said about, well, frankly, it's a higher end for more well-off taxpayers. they're going to lose some of the things they were relying on, like certain loopholes. i thought he might be talking about limits on the mortgage interest rate deduction. he was not clear about it. but it seems to me he was saying, look, trying to be fair here, trying to make it all work. but don't demagogue me on the rich get
Sep 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
stevens was returned home today. president obama was on hand as the remains of u.s. ambassador to libya, and bay area native chris stevens and three american colleagues were returned home. they were murdered by a mob on the 9/11 anniversary at the embassy in benghazi. the president vowed no u.s. retreat. >> making it clear that justice will come to those who harm americans. most of all, even in our grief, we will be resolute. for we are americans. we hold our head high. >> the protests widened. this was iraq. in lebanon, symbols of the u.s. got burned, at kfc and hardee's. this was gaza. many furious over the anti-islam film made. it's not just arab nations. protest as the cross the world in nearly 40 cities today. republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan, blamed president obama. >> what we do not see is steady, consistent, american leadership. that its what keeps the peace. and that is what we will have in a romney/ryan administration. >> team obama called that an attempt to score political points. >> both factually wrong, and poorly timed. now is the time when -- americans sho
Sep 3, 2012 2:00am PDT
obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans. and to heal the planet. my promise is to help you and your family. >> now it's the president and the democrats who counter in charlotte. the issue, taxes and spending. debt and entitlement programs like medicare, and key voting groups like women, and latinos. making the case for the white house this morning, an architect of mr. obama's first term, now the mayor of chicago, rahm emanuel. also, a special discussionon the politics and strategy of the race. by showcasing ann romney and offering more personal details about himself, did romney forge a new connection with undecided voters? and how will president obama defend himself and his record this week when he takes the stage thursday night? with us, former republican presidential candidate newt gingrich. nbc's tom brokaw. "new york times" columnist tom friedman. presidential historian doris kearns goodwin. and the former ceo of hewlett-packard, now working to get more republicans elected to the senate this fall, carly fiorina. >>> if it's sunday morning the democrats staged their
Aug 31, 2012 10:00pm EDT
-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >>> under a setting sun on a sweltering summer night two years after her death teresa mayfield's friends and family gathered to remember. >> i talked to her almost every day. i miss those talks. >
Sep 17, 2012 2:00am PDT
. >> but in this highly charged campaign environment, new questions about how the obama administration should respond enter the political debate. >> the administration was wrong to stand by statements sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions. >> this morning, we'll talk to a key member of the president's foreign policy team, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. >>> also this morning, an exclusive network interview with a key player in the middle east, the prime minister of israel, benjamin netanyahu. have relations between his country and the u.s. have hit a new low over the looming nuclear threat from iran? >> those in the international community that refuse to put red lines before iran don't have a moral right to place a red light before israel. >>> sorting out u.s. options in the middle east, consequences for the region and the political impact in november. our political roundtable. joining us, the first muslim elected to the u.s. congress, democratic representative from minnesota, keith ellison. the chairman of the homelan
Sep 23, 2012 10:00pm PDT
it to oblige with a treaty that required him to be brought home, even president obama weighed in. >> we want folks to abide by international law. >> but sean's international relatives refused to back down, and the wrangling in the courts only became more contentious. >> i'm on my knees, begging for my son to come home. >> the case became a game of international suspense, the world watching to see if sean goldman would stay in brazil or go back to new jersey. until finally, just before christmas 2009, david and his lawyers got good news. an iron-clad ruling that sean must go home immediately. the handover took place on christmas eve, and by then, tensions had reached an almost hysterical state. sean's visibly upset grandparents approached the u.s. consulate on foot. his mom's brazilian husband came next, arm wrapped tightly around sean. there was no missing sean goldman. in the frenzied crush of cameras, people screaming, horns honking, helicopters circling and police on guard, he was overwhelmed. do you remember much about that last day? it was a tough thing to watch. you're a little boy. >>
Sep 10, 2012 2:00am PDT
're seeing around europe. and i have a plan that does that. >> and we get his reaction to president obama's stinging criticism during his convention in charlotte. >> now, our friends down in tampa at the republican convention were more than happy to talk about everything they think is wrong with america but they didn't have much to say about how they'd make it right. >> the fall campaign is now in full swing with new disappointing job numbers sharpening the debate over the economy. will americans blame the president for a high jobless rate or give him for mour years to solve the problem? a rising star in the democratic party this morning who gave the keynote address at the democratic convention. mayor of san antonio, julian castro. >>> author and radio talk show host, bill bennett. columnist for "the washington post," and our political director, chuck todd. >>> good sunday morning. this weekend i spent time with governor romney
Sep 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> when his third wife, kathy's death was ruled an accident, the case could have remained closed forever. but the bizarre twists and turns of marriage number four would change all of that and finally put drew peterson on the road to a murder conviction. when we first spoke about his fourth wife, stacy, he told me their may-december romance had begin well enough. what was the thing, you had to put your finger on the thing you loved the most about her? >> she had a warm, giving demeanor about her all the time. all the time. >> at the time he also had a peculiar way of talking about his missing wife. for the man who seemed like he was always in control it seemed like a telling misstep. >> when you talk about her you tal
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